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Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Buffering has injured himself in trackwork at Doomben Racecourse this week as the seven-year-old gelding prepared for the 2015 Brisbane winter carnival.

Buffering may miss the winter following an injury during trackwork. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Robert Heathcote had already opted to skip the autumn carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne in favour of heading north to Brisbane ...

2015 Robert Sangster Stakes Now the Aim for Politeness

2015 Robert Sangster Stakes Now the Aim for Politeness

When first acceptances for The Championships series in April closed earlier this week, four-year-old mare Politeness remained in contention for both the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) and Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m).

Politeness could bypass The Championships due to a niggling foot injury. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

However after just being scratched from her past two ...

Buffering Back in Work Ahead of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Buffering Back in Work Ahead of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

While the majority of the country’s top sprinters are well into their preparations for the autumn, seven-year-old gelding Buffering has only just returned to work. That’s because trainer Robert Heathcote has opted to bypass Sydney and Melbourne in the autumn to focus on the Brisbane Winter Carnival with the gelding.

Buffering is going well after returning to work a couple ...

Price Considering 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival for Lankan Rupee

Price Considering 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival for Lankan Rupee

After a brilliant win in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) on Saturday, five-year-old gelding Lankan Rupee has won all three of the big autumn sprint races.

Lankan Rupee could race beyond 1200m for the first time during the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer Mick Price is now considering stepping Lankan Rupee out beyond 1200 ...

Excellantes Leads 2015 Falvelon Quality Field

Excellantes Leads 2015 Falvelon Quality Field

The Listed Falvelon Quality (1200m) is the feature race running at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday with nine sprinters set to tackle the $100,000 feature race.

Excellantes leads the nine-horse field for the Falvelon Quality. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Robert Heathcote’s Excellantes is the headline runner and the seven-year-old gelding will enjoy an inside jump from barrier one with Damian ...

Pickabee Ready for 2015 Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap Redo

Pickabee Ready for 2015 Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap Redo

After the meeting at Doomben Racecourse last Saturday was washed out, all races including the Listed Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap (1200m) were rescheduled for the coming Saturday.

Pickabee has a better chance at winning the Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap after Missy Longstocking was not re-nominated. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The majority of horses that were set to run ...

2015 Nudgee Quality Tips & Selections

2015 Nudgee Quality Tips & Selections

14 top fillies and mares are set to run in the Listed Nudgee Quality (1200m) this Saturday – the feature race running at Doomben Racecourse.

A patient ride in the Nudgee Quality could see Endless Shadow emerge victorious. Photo by Steve Hart.

Six of those 14 are offering single figure odds in the betting market at Ladbrokes.com.au, which is ...

2015 Melbourne Autumn Carnival in Pipeline for Egyptian Melody

2015 Melbourne Autumn Carnival in Pipeline for Egyptian Melody

Two-year-old Egyptian Melody has yet to make her racing debut yet trainer Danny Bougoure is already planning an autumn campaign in Melbourne for the filly.

Anna Lizzie is one of two horses running for Danny Bougoure at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Exceed And Excel filly will run first-up at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday in the ...

Endless Shadow to Prove Naysayers Wrong in 2015 Nudgee Quality

Endless Shadow to Prove Naysayers Wrong in 2015 Nudgee Quality

Trainer Peter Hulbert is laughing off claims that Endless Shadow’s win in the Magic Millions Fillies & Mares Handicap (1300m) at the Gold Coast on January 10 was a fluke.

Endless Shadow will vie to prove her Magic Millions win wasn’t a fluke in the Nudgee Quality at Doomben Racecourse. Photo by Steve Hart.

He is confident that his ...

2015 Queensland Guineas On Horizon for Good Project

2015 Queensland Guineas On Horizon for Good Project

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller found success at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday thanks to Good Project, who won the Tab Place Multi Handicap (1600m).

Good Project has earned his chance in the Queensland Guineas after his win on Saturday (pictured). Photo by Steve Hart.

Good Project was firm favourite to win the mile race out of the six ...